bizcocho

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bizcocho

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish, from Medieval Latin biscoctum, based on Latin (panis) bis (twice) + coctus (cooked), referring originally to a type of bread baked twice so it would keep (compare Portuguese biscoito, French biscuit and Italian biscotto). Cf. also Old Spanish cocho, past participle of cocer.

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bizcocho m (plural bizcochos)

  1. sponge cake
  2. bisque (fired unglazed pottery)
  3. (Argentina) a kind of salty cookie
  4. (Uruguay) croissant
  5. (bizcocho de soletilla) ladyfinger

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